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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: Today's The Leadership Newspaper Headlines [28 June, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Leadership Online Newspaper for today, Wednesday, 28 June, 2017.


Wed, 28 Jun 2017
UN Rights Boss: Trump Breaking Torture Taboo, Global Laws ThreatenedThe United Nations top rights official accused US President Donald Trump of breaking taboos by suggesting bringing back torture, and warned world powers against undermining civil liberties in their fight against militants.Zeid Raad al-Hussein also lambasted British Prime Minister Theresa May for threatening to change human rights laws if they got in the way of security operations, saying her words would give heart to authoritari 

Wed, 28 Jun 2017
In this report, CHIDI NWACHUKWU looks at the succession crisis in the Abuja branch of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, the accusation and counter-accusation from members.Few hours to the election for the post of Chairman and Secretary of Nigerian Bar Association, Abuja branch, the crisis rocking the professional body has continued unabated. Some aggrieved members of the body in Abuja, known as the Unity Bar have accused the leadership of the national body of the association of not living up to 

Wed, 28 Jun 2017
By Ruth Tene Natsa, AbujaThe Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh has pledged support for yam producers, saying the country is pushing to become the number one exporter of the commodity in the world. He made the allusion recently at the end of the meeting with the technical committee on Nigerian Yam Export Programme.The minister had said beginning from next week, Nigeria will export 72 metric tonnes of yam to the United Kingdom and the United States in three containers 

Wed, 28 Jun 2017
By Ruth Tene Natsa, AbujaThe director, system and site integration, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Dr. Kwesi Atta-Krah, has urged investors in seed production plants to help meet the demand for improved seeds.He said this will enhance quality seed availability as more stakeholders, will have access to more quality seeds. The director in an interview with journalists said though farmers need quality seeds, they could not get them. He explained that Nigerias share in the s 

Wed, 28 Jun 2017
With the focus on improving its operations and service to humanity with good returns to stakeholders, the leader in identity solutions provider and management in Nigeria has added four persons to its Board of Directors. This will strengthen Chams PLCs global objective and expand its ability to take innovation to scale and increase our impact around the world.The personalities are:Pastor Ituah Ighodalo Non-Executive DirectorPastor Ituah Ighodalo is a Pastor, an Accountant, a Thinker, a Social Re 

Wed, 28 Jun 2017
By OLAJIDE FABAMISE, Lagos Three Crowns Milk has commenced the search for the 2017 Mum of the Year, its annual competition for mothers in commemoration of the Mothers Day celebration.According to the Brand Manager, Miss Mina Georgewill, the Three Crowns Milk Mum of the Year (MOTY) competition is aimed at recognising and celebrating the unique role a mother plays in the family especially by ensuring a healthy nutrition for the family.She reiterated that the campaign is the brands way of appreciat 

Wed, 28 Jun 2017
By YUSUF BABALOLA, LagosThe director general of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside has averred that there can be no maritime sector without the seafarers.The director general who spoke while joining the rest of the world in commemorating the International Day of the Seafarer during a joint visit to the Apapa port in Lagos with members of the National Seafarers Welfare Board stated that seafarers are indispensable in realizing a virile maritime 

Wed, 28 Jun 2017
Asks them to obtain permitsBy ANTHONY AWUNOR, LagosThe Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has issued a very stern warning to all operators of Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM) to ensure they always obtain Aviation Height Clearance (AHC), Permits and Licences before construction of high rise structures.In an official statement issued yesterday and signed by the general manager, Public Affairs, Sam Adurugboye, NCAA stated that others affected by the warning are landing facilities 

Wed, 28 Jun 2017
Some shareholder groups in the nations capital market on Tuesday urged Etisalat Nigeria to settle the $1.2 billion debt it owed 13 commercial banks to avoid a takeover.A cross section of the shareholder groups stated this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos on Tuesday.They insisted that the company must settle the debt for the banks to meet up with their dividend obligations. Mr Boniface Okezie, National Coordinator, Progressive Shareholders Association of Nigeria, cal 

Wed, 28 Jun 2017
By PAUL UWADIMA, AbujaFAIR SOCIETY INITIATIVE & Citizen Campaign Against Poverty and Corruption (CACPAC) is an initiative for a just, fair and more humane society. According to the Convener/Chief Mobilizer, Chief Ray Ugba Morphy, Fair Society Initiative is a citizen volunteer campaign for a better society. He said, We at fair society initiative believe that the basic solution to all problems of human society is located within the context of interpersonal interactions.We know that once a majo 
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